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  Chao Phraya Yommaraat

 

Thailand

Chao Phraya Yommaraat, a Thai nobleman during the reigns of King Rama V and Rama VI. As Minister of Public Works, he was influential in the construction of the Samsen Water Treatment Plant in Bangkok's Phaya Thai District, the country's first and now a museum (fig.). In the latter days of his life, he was for a short period appointed as the regent of King Ananda Mahidol.